A consulting firm will compare Indiana cities to comparable cities in other states with the goal of boosting economic development.
Within five years, the workforce at the GE Aviation plant is expected to exceed 200 people.
It is still unclear why IEDC has suspended the grant program.
Subaru is planning to invest more than $400 million in expanding its Lafayette plant.
The companies pledging jobs Tuesday include a customer service firm, telecommunications companies and food operations.
According to the Indiana Economic Development Corporation, only four of every five jobs promised has materialized over the last year.
Farbest Foods is investing nearly $70 million in the new processing plant. The state is offering the company $3.8 million in conditional tax credits.
An IEDC report estimates more than 13,000 jobs will be created, but IEDC officials say economic concerns could lower the number of jobs actually created.
Daniel Hasler, who has been working with the Indiana Economic Development Corporation since February, will be the new Secretary of Commerce
Study Committee Chair Phil Boots said the committee will likely invite public testimony at a later meeting.